Man stabbed to death in central Stockholm

Police in Stockholm have launched a murder investigation after a young man was knifed to death and another received stab wounds following a reported gang fight in the centre of the city, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police say they arrested a suspect at the scene in Sergels Torg, and several others have been taken into custody for questioning.

"It was a fight between two gangs and when we came to the scene we saw that two people had been stabbed," Mikael Ericson at Stockholm police central told Dagens Nyheter.

One man, in his twenties, died from his injuries in hospital.